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Address: Behind Biscuit Basin, Yellowstone National Park, WY

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This is a memorable hike to get close to the water flowing into Yellowstone Falls as well as the falls themselves. The power and beauty of nature will leave you speechless. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a memorable hike to get close to the water flowing into Yellowstone Falls as well as the falls themselves. The power and beauty of nature will leave you speechless. The walk is not too bad....some elevate gain but the footing is solid and the sights are worth it. A Must Do in Yellowstone!!!

Thank Jan S
Mequon, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

worth the walk We were there at the end of the summer season - colors starting to change. It was breathtaking.

Thank chocchic066
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a great refreshing trail especially on a warm day. The trail is easy with minimal inclines until you get to the falls, where you can choose to climb or not. Consider taking a picnic lunch to enjoy by the falls.

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Went here on a Wed and it was the best hike we did in Yellowstone. Granted there are over 900 miles of trails and plenty of hiking to do. This was a welcome break from all the hot springs! We hiked to the top of the mountain and came down the side close to Mystic falls. Both the falls and... More 

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Westville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a wonderful family hike that starts off in Biscuit Basin. Park in the lot & take the boardwalk to the West end. It's 4 miles there & back if you take the lollipop loop. 2.4 if you just go to the falls & back. It's a great family hike. We took our 4 year old & he did... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This short (3.5 mile) loop hike is one of my favorites! I hiked it clockwise, climbing to the top of Madison plateau overlook first, and then hiking down past mystic falls. This hike has the beauty of Biscuit Basin's hydrothermal features, including the incomparable Sapphire Pool, a nice 500 ft climb to overlook the Upper Geyser Basin and firehole valley,... More 

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Smyrna, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 372 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Nice two mile hike. Not too strenuous. Saw lots of kids on the trail. More than half is along the river which is very pretty and relaxing.

1 Thank A C R
New Carlisle, Indiana, United States
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

One mile out and one mile back. This is a beautiful waterfall and well worth the short hike. One half of the hike is along the river which enhances the beauty of the scenery. There is a longer hike to an upper view, but several hikers told us that the shorter, bottom viewpoint was much better. Easy to find at... More 

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

You can take the trail to the falls which are lovely and it is not a very difficult hike. If you want something more challenging you can hike the loop for a great view of the Biscuit Basin from the Overlook.

Thank Susan M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

A lovely 2 mile (back and forth) hike which rewards you with fantastic views of mystic falls. Not paved and not very crowded either. Go!

Thank richard s

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